Home Japan Osaka Tours One day Osaka tour f...

One day Osaka tour for your great experience

by KASHIMA
(21) Reviews
8h $ 252 Price up to 8 people

Highlights

  • To see Osakajyo castle: Osaka Castle was built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1585. The observatory with a height of 50 meters above the ground commands a panoramic view of Osaka city.
  • To see and enjoy Dotonbori-street: Dotombori is a popular street with a lot of flashy signboards. Osaka is widely known as a "Kuidaore-no-machi", or literally "drinking and eating luxuriously to death".
  • To see and enjoy Kuromon market: Lots of Fresh fishes gained near Kansai sea are gathered in this traditional market. This market currently became famous for a new gourmet spots where people are walking to see various foods. You can enjoy not only tasting foods but also sightseeing those ingredients with some events such as tuna filleting display. There are tables in front of each store so that visitors can eat the foods just purchased and also freshly baked scallop , meats and so-on are served.
  • To see and enjoy Umeda Sky building / Sky garden: The height is 173 meter and you can see the overview of Osaka and surrounding area from there whatever angle. You go up by elevator to 35th floor. Then, to change to ride on see-through escalator whose figure is like tube and reach the entrance of sky garden of 39th floor. You can feel the excitement toward sky world. On 40th observation floor, there is some bench prepared whose length is 35 meter with glass counter & high-chair and you can see the beautiful night view of many skyscrapers with various color of neon. On the open air housetop called sky-walk, you can enjoy the overview landscape. At night, light path under your foot appeared and make fantastic atmosphere.
  • To see and enjoy Shinsekai and Tsutenkaku tower: This street of Shinsekai has the atmosphere of traditional era of Showa (around 90 years - 30 years ago) and many people come here to see lots of restaurant which show delicious gourmet. The food name of Kushi-katsu which mean spitted cutlet is the most famous one in this street. Tsutenkaku tower is a symbol of Osaka and was built in Meiji era (1868 – 1912) which was modelled on Eiffel tower of Paris.
read more

Select Date and Travelers

When?
People
252.00 USD

Price up to 8 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Overview

There are several attractions in Osaka.
One of them is food culture that is called “Kuidaore by Extravagant in food”.
You can enjoy several food markets such as Doutonbori, Kuromon market and Shinsekai.
Another attractive point is to visit several architecture which include both traditional and modernized such as Osaka castle and Umeda sky garden.
You can enjoy both of above in this tour.

What to Expect

Osaka is located the center of Kansai area and had prospered as the town where Hideyoshi Toyotomi had lived and unified Japan in Osaka castle which he founded (Later half of 16th century). Even after Ieyasu Tokugawa established Edo era (1603) as the shogunate in Japan set the capital in Edo (current Tokyo), Osaka has continued as the city of merchants.
There are several attractions in Osaka.
One of them is food culture that is called “Kuidaore: ruin themselves by Extravagant in food”.
There are a lot of local cuisine which are cheap and delicious.
You can enjoy several food markets such as Doutonbori, Kuromon market and Shinsekai.
Another attractive point is to visit several architecture which include both traditional and modernized such as Osaka castle and Umeda sky garden.
This tour include Osaka castle, Dotonbori-street, Kuromon market , Umeda sky building & sky garden, Shinsekai town including Tsuutenkaku-tower. Osaka
You can enjoy both local delicious food and traditional and modernized architecture.

read more
4.9 (21) Reviews
Excellent
 
90%
Very Good
 
10%
Good
 
0%
Poor
 
0%
Horrible
 
0%

Organized by

KASHIMA Licensed Guide
(21) Reviews
Contact KASHIMA Response Time: 2 hs

Highlights

  • To see Osakajyo castle: Osaka Castle was built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1585. The observatory with a height of 50 meters above the ground commands a panoramic view of Osaka city.
  • To see and enjoy Dotonbori-street: Dotombori is a popular street with a lot of flashy signboards. Osaka is widely known as a "Kuidaore-no-machi", or literally "drinking and eating luxuriously to death".
  • To see and enjoy Kuromon market: Lots of Fresh fishes gained near Kansai sea are gathered in this traditional market. This market currently became famous for a new gourmet spots where people are walking to see various foods. You can enjoy not only tasting foods but also sightseeing those ingredients with some events such as tuna filleting display. There are tables in front of each store so that visitors can eat the foods just purchased and also freshly baked scallop , meats and so-on are served.
  • To see and enjoy Umeda Sky building / Sky garden: The height is 173 meter and you can see the overview of Osaka and surrounding area from there whatever angle. You go up by elevator to 35th floor. Then, to change to ride on see-through escalator whose figure is like tube and reach the entrance of sky garden of 39th floor. You can feel the excitement toward sky world. On 40th observation floor, there is some bench prepared whose length is 35 meter with glass counter & high-chair and you can see the beautiful night view of many skyscrapers with various color of neon. On the open air housetop called sky-walk, you can enjoy the overview landscape. At night, light path under your foot appeared and make fantastic atmosphere.
  • To see and enjoy Shinsekai and Tsutenkaku tower: This street of Shinsekai has the atmosphere of traditional era of Showa (around 90 years - 30 years ago) and many people come here to see lots of restaurant which show delicious gourmet. The food name of Kushi-katsu which mean spitted cutlet is the most famous one in this street. Tsutenkaku tower is a symbol of Osaka and was built in Meiji era (1868 – 1912) which was modelled on Eiffel tower of Paris.

Important

I am now living in Gunma prefecture located around 100km north from Tokyo.
Therefore, if you reserve Kansai area such as Kyoto, Nara, Kobe and Osaka, please request me at least one week in advance. We can exchange the idea of the tour.

1) For fairly long walking of sight-seeing, please put on the shoes to walk with ease.
2) Please prepare the cash to spend any train riding, lunch and souvenir.

What‘s included
Guide fee
What‘s not included
Pick up fee for a guide: yen1500
Transportation fee during this tour for you: yen1000 by JR and local train per person
Transportation fee during this tour for a guide: yen1000
Lunch fee for you and a guide
Entrance fee: Osakajyo-castle for you: yen600 per person,
Umeda sky garden for you and aguide: yen1000 per person
Meeting Point
Ay your hotel in Osaka
Ending Point
Ay your hotel in Osaka
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 8 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

View More Frequently Asked Questions read more

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 21 )
Sarah Sarah Singapore ( Family )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Excellent! ”

Kashima-san was a very punctual and enthusiastic tour guide. He made an incredible effort to engage with the children and provided a detailed, printed itinerary. The itinerary included lots of information about visiting spots as well as an entertaining way of introducing some essential Japanese words. Kashima-san brought us to some very reasonable and good-quality restaurants and adapted the itinerary according to our interests. Would recommend to anyone with an interest in going off the beaten track and experiencing Japan with a local flavour.

KASHIMA:

Sarah san, Thank you very much for your detail review as great as any. I am very much pleased that you and your two daughters enjoyed one and a half days Tokyo tour and one day Kamakura tour. I am very much impressed that your twin daughters are very interested in both various traditional culture style in Japan and various Japanese souvenirs. As for traditional culture, we visited Meiji shrine, Asakusa/Sensoji temple, Ueno Toshogu shrine, Ueno Daibutsu for one and half days of Tokyo tour and Great Budda in Kotokuin-temple, Hase temple, Tsuruoka-Hachiman shrine in one day Kamakura tour. All these spots are deeply related with Japanese history such as Heian era, Kamakura-era, Edo-era , Meiji restoration ,how original Samurai had appeared in Japan related with the actual social status in ... read more

Stephen Stephen Singapore ( Family )
Excellent
4 weeks ago

“ Sumo, Temples, Shrines and Geiko in Tokyo ”

Our family of 6 had an excellent and enriching tour with Kashima-san. One of the main reasons we wanted a guide in Tokyo was to help with arranging a tour of a sumo stable in Tokyo, many of which are weary of visitors. Despite this, Kashima-san managed to book a tour of the Hakkaku sumo stable. Ahead of the visit, Kashima-san sent us a summary of sumo wrestling and what we might expect to see in the training. And during the training, he explained the complex rituals and ranking of the sumo wrestlers. This made the sumo training a very interesting experience. After the tour of the stables, Kashima-san took us to the sumo museum which was also vey interesting and gave us some historical context to sumo. Overall, by the end of sumo tour we had a much deeper understanding and appreciation of s... read more

KASHIMA:

Steve san, Thank you very much for your detail grateful review for me. I am very much impressed that you, your wife and your four children all enjoyed and excited to see Japanese tradition and ritual Marshal art sport of Sumo. We could watch actual severe Sumo training for around 2 hours and a half by all sumo wrestlers in Hakkaku stable. I think all of you understood how sumo wrestlers are strong, tough with patient and courteous. Also, there are extremely bendy. I think that you all will improve the way of watching sumo by this experience. Also, I am pleased that you all are so interested in Japanese culture, history and religion of Shinto and Buddhism. I could exchange interesting conversation with you. I am looking forward to supporting you for your next trip in Japan. Thanks, Kash... read more

raj Raj United States ( Family )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ day tour in tokyo ”

My Kids really enjoyed the trip

KASHIMA:

Raj san, Thank you very much for your grateful review for me. I am very much pleased that your sons enjoyed Tokyo tour and dinner. Also, thanks for your detail communication with me in the distance from your country to support for your two sons Tokyo tour. We visited double bridge of Imperial palace where lots of people lined up to enter the palace to celebrate Emperor’s birthday. Also, we visited Zojoji temple, Akihabara, Harajuku, Omotesando, Shinjuku, Samurai museum by that your sons could experience completely different atmosphere within those towns. I am very much thankful that you kindly invited me in Kobe beef dinner for your younger son’s birthday. Your sons could taste delicious Kobe beef and learn why it is so nice and how to cook on an iron plate by the cook in a special room... read more

Tammy Tammy Malta ( Couple )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Kashima is the best ”

Kashima was a professional and answered our wishes and questions perfectly. We are very happy having our first visit in Japan being guided by Kashima.

KASHIMA:

Tammy san, Thank you very much for your great review for me. I am very much pleased that you could enjoy and get excellent experience for your visiting Asakusa, Imperial palace, Meiji Shrine , Harajuku and Shibuya crossing. Also, you enjoyed fish Sashimi with pickles and Soba woodle. Thanks to lots of various pin pointed questions from you and your husband, I could explain Japanese history and culture more deeply than as usual with improving my explanation skill. Also we could exchange the various topics information about the difference between your country/Malta and Japan such as religion, daily life, characteristic of people, language, industry and so-on. I hope that you continue to enjoy Japan trip for your following days and I am looking forward to supporting you for your next trip i... read more

Margaret Margaret United States ( Family )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ A perfect day ”

We visited two famous bonsai gardens and museums topped off by a surprise visit from the master of bonsai. Fantastic.

KASHIMA:

Margaret san, Thank you very much for your great comments to me. I am very much impressed that you, your son and your husband are so much interested in Japanese traditional art of Bonsai. We visited Omiya Bonsai museum in the morning where you saw and learned the basic concept and various type of Bonsai both located in Japanese room and Bonsai garden. In the afternoon, we visited Shunkaen Bonsai museum in Tokyo where you could get the detail explanation of Bonsai from one of an apprentice from Poland and could see the actual operating of Bonsai maintenance by them. Finally, Mr.Kobayashi who is one of the most famous Bonsai master in the world and the owner of the museum visited us and took care for us for a while. I am very much pleased that all you and your family enjoyed , excited and l... read more

More tours by KASHIMA

Osaka Popular Tours & Activities

Osaka Beginner`s Tour

(40) Reviews
by Kaori
8h $ 225 up to 4 people

Osaka , from the 6 century to nowadays.

(9) Reviews
8h $ 216 up to 4 people

Hidden Osaka Sake Time Tasting

(47) Reviews
by Richard
3h $ 90 per person

Osaka 1-day Grand Tour

(51) Reviews
by Seiko
7h $ 225 up to 6 people